I feel like “looking back” is what I write about most often on here. Maybe even more than sports or video games? I think that’s because the past is very important to me. Not necessarily what is in the past, but how we move from the past into the present.
Things and people that seemed really important as little as two or three years ago have literally no meaning in my life at this point. And on the flip side, things that meant nothing or didn’t exist are a huge part of it.
Two years ago I would have never imagined that some of my best friends would be found, essentially, through the internet. I never could have guessed that I’d be planning events for a platinum sponsor of Child’s Play. I definitely didn’t see myself working with Twisted Pixel at conventions. And I didn’t really see myself working at ICES and enjoying it as much as I do.
Life can go by pretty damn fast and it doesn’t make a lot of sense sometimes. But when you take the time to look back, sometimes you realize that the journey took you to a pretty awesome spot.